16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
A behrupiya or bahrupiya (Hindustani: बहरूपिया or بہروپیا) is an impressionist in the traditional performing arts of India, Nepal & Bangladesh. Once popular and widespread, the art form is now in decline with most practitioners living in poverty. This child is seemingly unhappy with his poor condition. He has left his studies to earn money as an impressionist .
© Niraj Gera.
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||Nov. 30, 2018, 2:22 p.m.